First Time Users
Signs to describe the direction of entrances and advance notice of entrances are installed at major intersections of ordinary roads that lead to expressway entrances and places where explanation is necessary.
Directional signs at interchanges
Signs are installed to indicate direction at forks in an interchange, when entering or exiting the expressway.
Directional signs on main expressways
There are signs that describe roads and signs that describe direction when going straight at the branch of an expressway.
Signs that confirm direction and distance
Signs are placed directly after entering the expressway to describe direction and distance when the distance between interchanges is long.
Exit information signs
Signs are installed to describe direction and exits, as well as advance notice of exits at expressway exits and in the vicinity of exit branches.
Information signs at service and parking areas
Signs describing the facility are installed at or near the entrance to expressway service and parking areas.
Sign describing a rest stop (parking area)
Symbols that signify facilities
What is a roadside notice?
A. "Kilometer posts" mark the distance in kilometers from the origin of the road. They are a rough estimate of the distance traveled. (On the Tomei and Meishin Expressways, distance is marked from the Tokyo interchange.)